News and Events

“Video Wall” project explores challenges and opportunities of planning for an increasingly diverse society

 

Posted on 07/23/2014 by Maggie Haslam
Aug 27, 2014
3:45 PM
Location varies

New graduate students take a tour with their colleagues and faculty to various sites of interst in the region. 

Posted on 07/15/2014 by Kathy Thorne
Oct 24, 2014
Great Space
Posted on 07/15/2014 by Kathy Thorne

The third annual Code for Community Competition to create a mobile or web based app to meet a community need begins in Spring 2015. In Fall 2014, a 1 credit Community App Development Course (CPSP 249T Section 0201) to help develop programming skills is being offered. Course registration is not required to compete in the Spring. Further information about the Competition and the Course can be found at www.ter.ps/5zg.

Posted on 06/24/2014 by Fabian Gomez

Partnership for Action Learning in Sustainability puts the University to work for Maryland Communities

Posted on 03/06/2014 by Molly O'Connell

Makeover Montgomery 2 | Moving Forward Montgomery
May 8-10, 2014
A Three-Day planning conference examining the changing face of Montgomery County communities and suburbs across the country

Posted on 05/01/2014 by Maggie Haslam

A recently-released report for Planetizen ranks the University of Maryland’s Urban Studies and Planning Program (URSP) in the top 10 of all U.S. graduate planning programs, in terms of cited faculty publications per capita.

Posted on 05/29/2014 by Maggie Haslam

The Illinois Science and Technology Coalition (ISTC) has tapped Assistant Research Professor Dr. Scott Dempwolf to develop an innovation network model that will be at the heart of the Illinois Science & Technology Roadmap, the first data-driven study of Illinois’ innovation ecosystem. The goal of the Roadmap is to create a shared understanding of Illinois’ position and potential in science and technology, and to leverage the state’s science and technology assets to accelerate innovation driven economic growth.

Posted on 05/06/2014 by Maggie Haslam

The University of Maryland’s Office of International Affairs has awarded Uri Avin, Research Professor and Director of the Planning and Design Center at the National Center for Smart Growth (NCSG) a Global Partnerships-Faculty Travel Grant.  He received the grant for his dual project “Implementing Statewide Planning Reforms – Opportunities for Collaboration between Maryland and Israel,” with Haifa University, and “Statewide Sustainability Planning,” with Tel Aviv University.

Posted on 05/06/2014 by Maggie Haslam

The School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation's Spring Commencement will take place on Friday, May 23, 2014, at 12:00pm in Dekelboum Concert Hall in the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.

There is no limit on the number of guests attending, and no tickets will be distributed for the School ceremony.

Posted on 03/05/2014 by Christine Hinojosa

The University of Maryland’s Office of International Affairs has awarded Dr. Marie Howland a $12,000 Global Classroom Initiative Grant to develop a new cross-continental blended learning course in economics and urban planning. The course, developed with Russian colleague Professor Leonid Limonov of St.

Posted on 03/03/2014 by Maggie Haslam

Over 260 community stakeholders met at the University of Maryland last month to forge a roadmap for creating vibrant, sustainable neighborhoods along the Purple Line, MTA’s proposed light rail system that will connect Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties.

Posted on 04/03/2014 by Maggie Haslam

Minnesota Commissioner Peter McLaughlin, the driving force behind the successful Twin Cities light rail system, will headline an impressive roster of speakers for the Purple Line Corridor Coalition’s (PLCC) upcoming workshop, “Beyond the Tracks: Community Development in the Purple Line Corridor.”

 

Posted on 03/06/2014 by Molly O'Connell

Studio Report Envisions a Different Future for Baltimore’s Historic Westside

Posted on 02/06/2014 by Molly O'Connell

Samuel J. LeFrak lecture series celebrates 30 years of examining urban studies and the built environment

Posted on 01/07/2014 by Paul Brown, III
Oct 31, 2013
12:00 PM
ARC 1213

Dr. Wachs will examine the crisis of transportation finance in relation to planning and policy. He will review the current debate as to the role of taxes and tolls as a means to meet the challenges facing our current and future transportation network and infrastructure. The Seminar will provide an additional opportunity to discuss with Dr. Wachs the issues raised during his lecture.

Posted on 01/08/2014 by Paul Brown, III